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  • What's Happening in Downtown Cumberland- Valentine's Day Specials | The Appalachian Independent
    Collectibles Barkin Basement Thrift Shop Fitzy s Nifty Nook GiGi s Attic Saturdays only Queen City Flea Market Windsor Castle Flea Market Sundays only Country Accents on Greene all filled with antiques collectibles handmade items Stop in and discover it for yourself GREAT GIFT IDEA DCBA Downtown Cumberland Gift Certificates are available at The Book Center and may be used at any DCBA member s business You may find out who is a DCBA member online at www visitcumberland org WINING DINING HOSPITALITY Fairfield Inn Suites By Marriott Cumberland Want a sneak peek of our upcoming renovations Come check out our BRAND NEW 4th floor For a tour please contact Katie Wilhelm at 301 876 6037 or This e mail address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it How exciting The Queen City Creamery has reopened Hours are 7a 9p Monday thru Friday and 8a 9p on weekends All you Can Eat Sundays for just 10 50 at MEZZOS Get all of the Wings Boneless Black Angus Sliders Brew City Fries and Cheese Nachos from Noon until Midnight Watch your favorite Sport on one of our 11 HDTVs Ristorante Ottaviani has new hours They are now open 7 days a week The new hours are Monday thru Saturday 5 10pm and Sunday 4 8pm Saturday mornings it s Bloody Mary Brunch at City Lights Every Saturday from 11 am 2 pm enjoy Cumberland s original make your own Bloody Mary bar and City Light s Saturday brunch featuring 5 6 seasonal specials that change weekly City Lights American Grill Bar is located at 59 Baltimore Street 301 722 9800 Working Women s Wednesday at Mezzo s The Place to Meet in Downtown Cumberland Broadcasting live from 6 8 with food and drink specials music games and a ton of giveaways with Amy Ryan from 6 pm 8 pm Think you re smarter than the average bear Mezzos has Trivia Nights featuring Randy Means every Thursday night starting at 7 30PM Bring your smartest or most fun friends and see just how good you are Mezzos is scheduling Spirit Nights for any organizations wanting to hold a profitable fundraiser Call Angel at Mezzos at 301 777 7750 for details City Lights Beer Burger Thursdays Every Thursday from 5 00 to close we will be offering a Gourmet Burger with Fries and a Pint of Beer for 10 95 City Lights Wine Cheese Wednesdays Enjoy Three Cheese Board and 2 glasses of house wine for 15 or order any one of their Cheese Boards and get 25 off any bottle of wine To see City Lights full menu visit www citylightsamericangrill com LITERARY Valentine s Day Poetry Reading February 11 6 30 PM at the Schwab Mountain Maryland Gallery Allegany Arts Council 9 N Centre Street Read and or listen to poetry about love All children from birth to their 5th birthday are eligible for the Imagination Library of Allegany County The only requirement the child must live in Allegany County This program mails one age appropriate book each month to children at no cost to the family For more information and or a registration form or information about sponsoring a child please call the United Way office 301 722 2700 MUSEUMS WMSR Romance on the Rails Join the WMSR for special winter diesel excursions with your special someone Choose from First Class with a four course meal appetizer salad entree and dessert with bread basket and complimentary bottle of wine or sparkling cider or Parlor Car Service where you ll enjoy a variety of cheeses sausages crackers and bread with a complimentary glass of wine or sparkling cider During the layover in Frostburg we ll be playing our version of The Newlywed Game you don t have to be a newlywed to play though Excursions details and reservations links are as follows Friday February 12 7 10 30 p m https wmsr ironhorsereservations com trains tickets Saturday February 1 4 30 p m https wmsr ironhorsereservations com trains tickets Saturday February 7 10 30 p m https wmsr ironhorsereservations com trains tickets Sunday February 1 4 30 p m https wmsr ironhorsereservations com trains tickets Reservations can be made through the links listed above or through the WMSR reservations office by calling 1 800 TRAIN50 or 301 759 4400 The Allegany Museum will be closed for several months from January 1 until April 2016 for some exciting renovations The grand old Federal Public Safety Building now the location of the Allegany Museum was built as the United States Courthouse and Post Office in Cumberland in 1904 in the Federal neo classic style and featured marble floors and a grand atrium on the first floor These beautiful features will be uncovered and restored during renovation work that will start early in the new year The first floor will have exhibition areas for previously unseen collections of artifacts from Allegany County history The existing exhibits on the second floor will also be revamped We are excited about the great development for the Museum and for Allegany County The Mountain Maryland Hall of Fame has chosen Cumberland s Joe Maphis as its very first inductee Maphis was one of the flashiest country guitarists of the 1950s and 60s and was known as The King of the Strings He and his wife Rose Lee became known as Mr and Mrs Country Music Joe moved to Cumberland in 1926 at age 5 when his father landed a job with the B O Railroad Joe s first band was the Maryland Rail Splitters He also played in the local Cumberland Foggy Mountain Boys The induction program for Joe Maphis will take place at the Allegany Museum Saturday evening May 21 The Museum will mount a special Joe Mathis exhibit The Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 172 Museum is open to the public every Friday from noon 6 pm On display are actual weapons and replica weapons photographs equipment souvenirs rations uniforms and

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  • What's Happening in Downtown Cumberland- Valentine's Day Specials
    and their Online Reward Program Happy Vaping Love to go antiquing and thrifting Want to discover a handmade treasure Downtown Cumberland has some great shops including Mountainside Creative Fort Cumberland Emporium Baltimore Street Collectibles Barkin Basement Thrift Shop Fitzy s Nifty Nook GiGi s Attic Saturdays only Queen City Flea Market Windsor Castle Flea Market Sundays only Country Accents on Greene all filled with antiques collectibles handmade items Stop in and discover it for yourself GREAT GIFT IDEA DCBA Downtown Cumberland Gift Certificates are available at The Book Center and may be used at any DCBA member s business You may find out who is a DCBA member online at www visitcumberland org WINING DINING HOSPITALITY Fairfield Inn Suites By Marriott Cumberland Want a sneak peek of our upcoming renovations Come check out our BRAND NEW 4th floor For a tour please contact Katie Wilhelm at 301 876 6037 or This e mail address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it How exciting The Queen City Creamery has reopened Hours are 7a 9p Monday thru Friday and 8a 9p on weekends All you Can Eat Sundays for just 10 50 at MEZZOS Get all of the Wings Boneless Black Angus Sliders Brew City Fries and Cheese Nachos from Noon until Midnight Watch your favorite Sport on one of our 11 HDTVs Ristorante Ottaviani has new hours They are now open 7 days a week The new hours are Monday thru Saturday 5 10pm and Sunday 4 8pm Saturday mornings it s Bloody Mary Brunch at City Lights Every Saturday from 11 am 2 pm enjoy Cumberland s original make your own Bloody Mary bar and City Light s Saturday brunch featuring 5 6 seasonal specials that change weekly City Lights American Grill Bar is located at 59 Baltimore Street 301 722 9800 Working Women s Wednesday at Mezzo s The Place to Meet in Downtown Cumberland Broadcasting live from 6 8 with food and drink specials music games and a ton of giveaways with Amy Ryan from 6 pm 8 pm Think you re smarter than the average bear Mezzos has Trivia Nights featuring Randy Means every Thursday night starting at 7 30PM Bring your smartest or most fun friends and see just how good you are Mezzos is scheduling Spirit Nights for any organizations wanting to hold a profitable fundraiser Call Angel at Mezzos at 301 777 7750 for details City Lights Beer Burger Thursdays Every Thursday from 5 00 to close we will be offering a Gourmet Burger with Fries and a Pint of Beer for 10 95 City Lights Wine Cheese Wednesdays Enjoy Three Cheese Board and 2 glasses of house wine for 15 or order any one of their Cheese Boards and get 25 off any bottle of wine To see City Lights full menu visit www citylightsamericangrill com LITERARY Valentine s Day Poetry Reading February 11 6 30 PM at the Schwab Mountain Maryland Gallery Allegany Arts Council 9 N Centre Street Read and or listen to poetry about love All children from birth to their 5th birthday are eligible for the Imagination Library of Allegany County The only requirement the child must live in Allegany County This program mails one age appropriate book each month to children at no cost to the family For more information and or a registration form or information about sponsoring a child please call the United Way office 301 722 2700 MUSEUMS WMSR Romance on the Rails Join the WMSR for special winter diesel excursions with your special someone Choose from First Class with a four course meal appetizer salad entree and dessert with bread basket and complimentary bottle of wine or sparkling cider or Parlor Car Service where you ll enjoy a variety of cheeses sausages crackers and bread with a complimentary glass of wine or sparkling cider During the layover in Frostburg we ll be playing our version of The Newlywed Game you don t have to be a newlywed to play though Excursions details and reservations links are as follows Friday February 12 7 10 30 p m https wmsr ironhorsereservations com trains tickets Saturday February 1 4 30 p m https wmsr ironhorsereservations com trains tickets Saturday February 7 10 30 p m https wmsr ironhorsereservations com trains tickets Sunday February 1 4 30 p m https wmsr ironhorsereservations com trains tickets Reservations can be made through the links listed above or through the WMSR reservations office by calling 1 800 TRAIN50 or 301 759 4400 The Allegany Museum will be closed for several months from January 1 until April 2016 for some exciting renovations The grand old Federal Public Safety Building now the location of the Allegany Museum was built as the United States Courthouse and Post Office in Cumberland in 1904 in the Federal neo classic style and featured marble floors and a grand atrium on the first floor These beautiful features will be uncovered and restored during renovation work that will start early in the new year The first floor will have exhibition areas for previously unseen collections of artifacts from Allegany County history The existing exhibits on the second floor will also be revamped We are excited about the great development for the Museum and for Allegany County The Mountain Maryland Hall of Fame has chosen Cumberland s Joe Maphis as its very first inductee Maphis was one of the flashiest country guitarists of the 1950s and 60s and was known as The King of the Strings He and his wife Rose Lee became known as Mr and Mrs Country Music Joe moved to Cumberland in 1926 at age 5 when his father landed a job with the B O Railroad Joe s first band was the Maryland Rail Splitters He also played in the local Cumberland Foggy Mountain Boys The induction program for Joe Maphis will take place at the Allegany Museum Saturday evening May 21 The Museum will mount a special Joe Mathis exhibit

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  • FSU Student’s Junior Recital to Mix Tradition and Video Games | The Appalachian Independent
    Recital Hall of FSU s Performing Arts Center The performance is free and open to the public The recital will include a unique blend of traditional pieces and selections from popular video game soundtracks Yoder will begin the recital with La Rose and La Tarantella by Mauro Giulian Usher Waltz by Nikita Koshkin Julia Florida by Agustin Barrios and Yamour by Andrew York Yoder will be joined by Hays for Dragonborn the main theme from The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim and Engleka will join in for a suite of themes from the Legend of Zelda series Yoder graduated from Northern Garrett High School in Accident Md in 2012 and is working toward a bachelor s degree in music in guitar performance with a minor in jazz For more information contact the FSU Department of Music at 301 687 4109 FSU is committed to making all of its programs services and activities accessible to persons with disabilities To request accommodations through the ADA Compliance Office call 301 687 4102 or use a Voice Relay Operator at 1 800 735 2258 Please register or login to add your comments to this article Web appindie org AppIndie s Mountain Traditions Film Project Latest

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  • FSU Student’s Junior Recital to Mix Tradition and Video Games
    game soundtracks Yoder will begin the recital with La Rose and La Tarantella by Mauro Giulian Usher Waltz by Nikita Koshkin Julia Florida by Agustin Barrios and Yamour by Andrew York Yoder will be joined by Hays for Dragonborn the main theme from The Elder Scrolls V Skyrim and Engleka will join in for a suite of themes from the Legend of Zelda series Yoder graduated from Northern Garrett High

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  • Tavern at 508 Park Street- Historic Properties of Rolling Mill
    The historic Malamphy s Saloon and Malamphy Bottling Works buildings sit at the intersection of Park and Williams Streets opposite the former Queen City Park The 2 story brick structure 506 508 Park Street with shingled gable dates from at least 1887 Simplified brackets and an elliptical gable window still accent the five bays wide and five bays deep building The northern half of the building 506 Park was the residence of Michael J Malamphy 1862 1934 and his wife Wilhelmina The southern half of the structure 508 Park housed the saloon and still retains its original first floor commercial bracketed cornice above the saloon door During the 1920s the upper floors of the saloon also served as a boarding house This building along with the Kingsley Methodist Church around the corner on Williams Street are two of the earliest structures constructed in this portion of the Rolling Mill neighborhood and are reminders of the Cumberland s grand railroad era of the late 19th and early 20th centuries Michael J Malamphy also owned the buildings immediately behind his Park Street residence and saloon at 216 222 Williams Street Here he operated the Malamphy Bottling Works beginning around 1890 One of the buildings contained an ice house and another contained the electric bottling and capping equipment In 1922 there were five bottlers of soft drinks in Cumberland including L T Carpenter and Son the Coca Cola Bottling Company the Malamphy Bottling Works the Whistle Bottling Company and Ver Vac Bottling Company Malamphy ran the bottling works until his death in 1934 Around 1950 the buildings 216 222 Williams Street were replaced with a more modern bottling works factory built of brick concrete and steel beams A bottling works company continued to operate from this location until the 1970s Today the bottling

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  • FSU's Master's in Special Education Recognized Among Top 50 Best Value Residential Programs
    rankings were designed to help prospective students make a smart choice about where to invest their time and money in earning their degree The ranking is based on full time enrollment cost of attendance at public four year colleges or universities The cost of attendance is based on room and board tuition fees books and transportation for in state full time graduate students living on campus who started the program in fall 2015 TopMastersInEducation com calculated the cost of attendance for in state students of FSU s master s in special education at 21 000 The degree program at FSU is a 39 42 credit hour M Ed program Prospective students must undergo an interview process have a bachelor s degree and a valid teacher certificate and submit writing samples and letters of recommendation Students can choose from two levels of specialization grades 1 8 or grades 6 12 FSU is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education TopMastersinEducation com provides objective rankings and critical reviews of master s in education degree programs and colleges of education as well as helpful resources on scholarships and financial aid news and stories on the state of the education field

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  • Historic Properties of Rolling Mill
    Williams Street The cornerstone was laid in 1883 The church was finished and dedicated June 22 1884 The historic brick chapel at 248 Williams Street with its shingle tower is Italianate in style It had two subsequent additions to the west an early 20th century Italianate addition in the middle and a c 1972 modern addition west of that The church building is historically significant as the site of neighborhood activities for well over a century Kingsley Methodist Church was established within the Rolling Mill neighborhood to meet the religious needs of the growing railroad industry after the establishment of the rolling mill Kingsley Methodist Church even had a great influence on the Methodist Churches of LaVale Until the late 1940s and early 1950s the area which now comprises the community of LaVale was divided into two sections Narrows Park and LaVale Both areas were served by the Park Place Methodist Church which was an outstation of the Kingsley Methodist Church in Cumberland Today 132 years after its completion the building still serves as an active church the Friendship Haven Church To read more about the history of this church building and other historic Rolling Mills buildings please see the

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  • Our Town Theatre to Present "The Couples of Comedy" | The Appalachian Independent
    Feeney Lou Costello and Archie and Edith Bunker to help make it happen Shows are February 11 13 The doors will open at 7 pm and the show will start at 8 Tickets are 10 each but members of Our Town Theatre will be admitted at no cost More information can be found at www ourtowntheatre org or by calling 301 334 5640 Please register or login to add your

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